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Baseball and cricket share common ground


When it comes to the right way to handle bat and ball, England and America are deeply divided. Baseball is quintessentially American, cricket is forever English. Now, an exhibition is dispelling some of those ancient sporting taboos. It is currently at Lord's, the home of cricket in London, and will soon travel to the Baseball Hall of Fame in the States.

The BBC's Tim Franks went to have a look.


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